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Topic: Goodby, Silverstein

Are we laughing with eBay or at eBay here?

Would you buy a snowmobile on eBay because Jim Gaffigan tells you to? The answer, of course, is no. Could you enjoy his attempts to persuade you in a TV…

White Gold returns in 'Got milk?' rock opera

It's been a year and a half since "Got milk?" introduced White Gold, the fake rock star with the fu manchu and the milk-filled guitar. The character, dreamed up by…

Häagen-Dazs still trying to save honey bees

Honey bees are dying out. Frankly, I don't see the problem, and they're welcome to take the hornets and the wasps right along with them. Yet according to press materials…

Murro and Barrett, always on the same page

Director Noam Murro of Biscuit Filmworks and creative director Jamie Barrett of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, who have worked together a lot, held a seminar in Cannes titled "The Creative…

Feast on Emerald Nuts, remain on the plane

According to this ad from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Emerald Nuts can spike your blood sugar high enough so you can avoid drowsily mistaking an airplane's emergency exit for the…

KG out of the playoffs but has a nice laptop

Perhaps if Kevin Garnett had paid more attention to what was happening on the court and spent less time daydreaming about the functionality of his Hewlett-Packard notebook, the Boston Celtics…

Which is worse, a robot or a Denny's meal?

I've often spoken out in this forum against the threat posed by robots. They're out to kill us all, and they never follow you back on Twitter. (I had to…

Is Sprint's ad the first inspired by a widget?

I'm glad to hear I'm not the only nerd who loved Sprint's "Now" widget, which debuted in November. Apparently the lighthearted and mesmerizing tool was such a hit, Sprint turned…

Snobby French squirrel loves Emerald Nuts

I miss the days when Emerald Nuts showed Robert Goulet messing with your stuff while you were in a mid-afternoon stupor. Now, judging by this ad from Goodby, Silverstein &…

Lay's chips and dip falling in love offscreen

The new "Made for each other" campaign for Lay's by Goodby, Silverstein and Partners suggests that Lay's chips and dip were destined to be together. Yet the five beautifully animated…

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